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Oak Mountain State Park
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Location: 200 Terrace Drive
Pelham, AL 35124
Amenities: Bicycle, BMX Track, Boat Launch, Camping, Canoeing, Drinking Water, Exercise, Fishing, Food Service, Geocaching, Golf, Hand/Small Boat Launch, Hiking, Horseback, Kayaking, Leashed Animals Permitted, Lodging, Mountain Biking, Paddle Boards, Picnic, Picnic Shelter, Playground, Ranger Station, Restroom, RV Campground, Sailing, Sanitary Disposal, Shelter, Shower, Stable, Store, Swimming, Volleyball, Wakeboard Cable Park, Walking Trail, and Wheelchair Accessible
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Contact Phone: 205 620-2520
Link: Visit Website
Oak Mountain State Park

As Alabama's largest park, Oak Mountain provides 9,940 acres of pine-studded ridges and lush green hardwood bottoms. Runner's World Magazine recently named the running trails at Oak Mountain as one of "The Crown Jewels," listing them among the Top 25 Best Trail Runs in America. The park offers vacation cottages, golf, pro shop with snack bar, improved camping, picnicking, swimming, boating, fishing, hiking, mountain bike trails, backpacking, a demonstration farm and horseback riding and equestrian campground facilities. With the largest area and variety of outdoor recreational pursuits, Oak Mountain is sure to provide excitement for every member of the family!

Oak Mountain State Park’s mountain bike trails are featured on the MTB Project website that allows you to search for mountain bike trails across the country and get vital information about specific trails and take virtual rides on certain segments. Click on this link to visit the OMSP section. View Mountain Bike Project website...

For the archery park Alabamians ages 16 to 64 must have a hunting license, Wildlife Management Area license, or Wildlife Heritage license in order to shoot. For non-residents, an annual Wildlife Management Area license or non-resident hunting license is required.


Night Rides at Oak Mtn
A co-ed group mountain bike ride at Oak Mountain State Park on Thursday nights. Intermediate to advanced skill levels are recommended due to night riding conditions, pace and mileage. The ride departs from the South Trailhead parking lot at 5:30 p.m. and lasts from 2-2.5 hours. Lights are strongly recommended.

Wakeboard Cable Park

Alabama’s first Wakeboard Cable Park is now open through September at Oak Mountain State Park. Located at Beaver Lake, the lower fishing lake, the cable park operates from 10 a.m. to dark. Prices vary, but patrons can purchase a season pass, two- hour or four-hour pass. Also available to rent are helmets, vests, wakeboards, knee boards and much more.
For more information call 620-2528.

More Flip Side Watersports info from Alabama State Parks Website
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Other OMSP Areas of Interest

Current and Upcoming Events For This Facility

Date Event Title
10/13/2019
Kings Chair Sunrise Hike: Halloween Edition
Oak Mountain State Park is graciously allowing us permission to enter the park a little bit early (530-545am) which hopefully will allow us to catch a beautiful sunrise at King’s Chair.

**COSTUMES HIGHLY ENCOURAGED**

**please use FRONT gate near the golf course to enter. Then back gate will NOT be open**


Sunrise Hike/Run Details:
• Blue Trail out to Kings Chair for the sunrise @ 6:52am (4 mile roundtrip)

What to Bring:
• HEADLAMP – it will be dark at 6am

• Friends – bring along someone that has never been out to KC or out for a sunrise!!
• Costume!! I will be dressed up regardless of anyone else's participation!

10/18/2019
Owls in the Oaks
Whooooooooo's been flying around at night making a ruckus?
Find out at Owls in the Oaks! Bring a lawn chair and enjoy the show! Don't forget your camera because you'll be meeting LIVE OWLS up close from the Alabama Wildlife Center!

Details:
- Location: Discover Shelby Pavilion. Parking at Beach Access Parking Lot (Subject to change)
- Bring a chair or blanket for seating if desired
- Snacks and drinks welcome
- Please leave pets at home
- All ages welcome!
- Free with entrance into Oak Mountain State Park!
- Stroller and wheelchair accessible.

**Consider bringing a donation for the AWC so they can continue their work of rehabilitation and education for birds

10/19/2019 - 10/20/2019
Saturday Pre-ride begins at Noon. Sunday check-in is 7 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Oak Mountain Nut Hugger Enduro
Go Nuts is excited to partner with BUMP (Birmingham Urban Mountain Pedalers) for a Hayride fundraiser on Saturday October 19th. Donations help BUMP continue their mission of Building, Maintaining, Preserving, and Riding the great mountain biking trails at Oak Mountain State Park. Enjoy shuttle ride up to top of Lightning and Peavine Overlook as many times as you would like with beverages and tacos provided for lunch by Chef Sean and Will.
10/26/2019
Camp-O-Ween at Oak Mountain State Park
This annual celebration will be in the Campground on Saturday, October 26.
10/27/2019
Sunset Nature Watch at Oak Mountain State Park
Join OMSP naturalist Lauren and enjoy nature watching at Beaver Lake pier. Gather and enjoy listening and observing all nature has to offer. Bring your camera and binoculars. It's a beautiful view. Don't be surprised to hear or see Heron, Egrets, Wood Ducks, Belted Kingfishers, and many other animals

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